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'''''' (; Sanskrit: ) is a Rigvedic deities|Rigvedic deity, associated with wind god|wind or storm,Basham (1989), p. 15. and hunting god|the hunt. The name has been translated as "the roarer".Majumdar (1951), p. 162.Zimmer (1972), p. 181Griffith (1973), p. 75, note 1. In the Rigveda, Rudra has been praised as the "mightiest of the mighty". The ''Shri Rudram'' hymn from the Yajurveda is dedicated to Rudra, and is important in the Saivism sect.For an overview of the Śatarudriya see: Kramrisch, pp. 71-74.For a full translation of the complete hymn see: Sivaramamurti (1976) The Hindu god Shiva shares several features with the Rudra: the theonym ''Shiva'' originated as an epithet of Rudra, the adjective ''shiva'' ("kind") being used...
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ChapterYajur Veda | url=http://books.google.com/books?id=hDRCoMXMMYEC&pg=PA45 | publisher=Islamic Books | pages=45 | id=GGKEY:K8CQJCCR1AX}} The ''Shri Rudram'' hymn from the Yajurveda is dedicated to Rudra, and is important in the Saivism sect.For an overview of the Śatarudriya see: Kramrisch, pp. 71-74.For a full translation of the complete hymn see: Sivaramamurti (1976)
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